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Name: Carter Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lockeport, Nova Scotia, Canada

Location: Approach to Lockeport Inner Harbour


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Photo: Bob Crawford
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Managing Organization:
Canadian Coast Guard

Tower Height: 31

Height of Focal Plane: 54

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every six seconds, visible for eight nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical fiberglass tower with red horizontal red band.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Fog alarm building.

Earlier Towers?
1872: Square, pyramidal wooden tower, 29 feet tall. 1930: Square wooden lantern on roof of two-story dwelling, 38 feet tall.

Date Established: 1872

Date Present Tower Built: 1982

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Carter Island is accessible only by boat, but it can be seen from Colonel Locke Beach in Lockeport and from the town's waterfront.

Keepers: James Lloyd (1872-?)

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